English Vocabulary Exercises - Nouns? Verbs? Both! With derivations! - Exercise 2-3

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. The books are shelved in alphabetical _______________ by title.
2. I was in such a _______________ this morning that I didn't have time for breakfast.
3. Does the noise of the radio _______________ you? If it does, I'll turn it off.
4. Would you like to go for a _______________ around the Inner Harbour with me this afternoon?
5. Eli drank the rest of his scotch, and then _______________ the ice cubes in his teeth.
6. The cobra snake _______________ for its victim's eyes when it shoots its poison.
7. We had to _______________ all the water out of the swimming pool to clean it out.
8. It seemed like all of Canada was _______________ to their televisions during the men's and women's gold medal Olympic hockey games.
9. We have a little vegetable _______________ in our backyard where we grow peas, carrots and lettuce.
10. Did you _______________ the guy standing behind us at the movie? He looked just like your brother.
11. I wrote the phone number on a _______________ of paper, and now I can't find it.
12. A row of apartment buildings _______________ the view of the mountains from here.
13. The children left a _______________ of mud from the yard into the living room.
14. The Prime Minister's new tax initiatives are certain to find _______________ with the business community.
15. Adult elephants commonly _______________ younger elephants with trunk slaps or vocalizations.